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Dottie Cardigan

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For your Route 66 road trip, campfire nights, or a chilly office, the Dottie Cardigan is marled seamlessly from the top down, with a sweet 1950’s style drop shoulder silhouette, warm and cozy! A chic collar and covered buttons will keep you fashionable and toasty.

SIZES
XS (S, M, L) 1X, 2X, 3X, 4X
♥ finished bust size:
34 (38, 42, 46) 50, 54, 58, 62” / 86 (97, 107, 116) 126, 136, 146, 156 cm

Pattern includes notes for customizing your size as well as construction diagrams!

YARN
~685 (820, 945, 1025) 1140, 1250, 1335, 1415 yards / 625 (750, 865, 940) 1040, 1145, 1220, 1295 meters of EACH strand used
♥ Body Only: ~510 (610, 705, 765) 850, 930, 995, 1055 yards / 465 (560, 645, 700) 775, 850, 910, 965 meters
♥ Ribbing Only: ~175 (210, 240, 260) 290, 320, 340, 360 yards / 160 (190, 220, 240) 265, 295, 310, 330 meters

SUGGESTED YARN WEIGHTS
Select one of the options, yardage and gauge will vary based on the weight of your particular yarns, any variation can work that achieves the gauge of the pattern. Sample knit with 2 strands of fingering + 1 strand lace. This also makes a great stash buster!
♥ 2 strands fingering + 1 strand lace
♥ 1 strand DK + 1 strand fingering or lace
♥ 1 strand sportweight + 2 strands lace
♥ 1 strand worsted

SUGGESTED NEEDLES
♥ Main Fabric: Needle A: US 9 (5.5 mm)
A.1: 32-40” circular
A.2: preferred method for small circumference (use A.2 for magic loop, or 16“ circular and DPNs)
♥ Ribbing: Needle B: US 7 (4.5 mm)
B.1: 24”-32” circular
B.2: preferred method for small circumference (32” or DPNs)
B.3: additional B.1 (or one size smaller) for the Tubular Bind Off
Use size needed to obtain gauge, plus two sizes smaller for ribbing.

NOTIONS
♥ Locking stitch markers, scrap yarn or stitch holders, tapestry needle
♥ Seven ~5/8” buttons (includes instructions for creating your own covered buttons)

GAUGE
in stockinette
17 sts & 24 rows = 4”/10 cm
Needle A, after blocking

CONSTRUCTION
Dottie is knit seamlessly from the top down!

TECHNIQUES
♥ Top Down Construction
♥ Short Rows
♥ Knitting Flat
♥ Knitting in the Round
♥ Buttonholes
♥ Picking Up Stitches
♥ Covered Buttons (optional, includes instructions)
DIFFICULTY: 2/5

Note on Yardage: yardage given is an estimation based on recommended yarn & fiber. If you are substituting yarn or customizing your size, you may require more or less than indicated.
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